Spring 2017 inclusive inter-disciplinary course examines how various types of performance activities can support communication and participation by people with and without intellectual disabilities.
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This editorial utilizes “the framework proposed by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to illustrate the need to re-think AAC intervention to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs, and to foster a new generation of intervention research that will provide a solid foundation for improved services.”
Penn State faculty and students will be presenting at the ASHA 2013 conference in Chicago, Illinois, November 14-16, 2013 . We look forward to talking and learning with everyone!
The National Joint Committee on the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities is an interdisciplinary committee representing diverse organizations that support communication of individuals with severe disabilities. This ASHA 2013 Poster shares a sampling of the current work underway by members of the NJC as active researchers and/or clinicians.
Congratulations to Dr. Wilkinson, Dr. Light & Dr. Drager for the Journal of AAC recognition!
The goal of the research is to improve augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) displays and other visual materials that are used to support the communication of individuals with ID.